Croatian striker Nikola Kalinic sent home from World Cup for refusing to play against Nigeria

CROATIAN coach Zlatko Dalic has sent striker Nikola Kalinic back home from the World Cup after the player refused to come on during the team's recent match against Nigeria apparently in protest at not being started.

 

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Cleaner Lagos project threatened as 300 sweeper supervisors are sacked in dispute between government and private firm

LAGOS State's aggressive environmental campaign aimed at keeping the city clean faces an uncertain future after 300 street sweepers’ supervisors were reportedly sacked in what appears to be a mix-up between the government and the private company that hired them.

 

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Methodist archbishop of Abuja give Buhari his full backing saying despite Fulani herdsmen menace

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has received a big endorsement from the Methodist Archbishop of Abuja Most Reverend Oche Job who has declared that he admires the president because he is a man that fears no one.

 

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Movement for the actualisation of a Sovereign State of Biafra founder Ralph Uwazuruike jailed

MOVEMENT for the actualisation of a Sovereign State of Biafra (Massob) founder  Chief Ralph Uwazuruike has been jailed for one month by the Owerri High Court after being found guilty of contempt of court.

 

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Former Kaduna State governor Ahmed Makarfi declares for president seeking PDP ticket

FORMER Kaduna State governor Senator Ahmed Makarfi has joined the race for Nigeria's presidency next year declaring that he will challenge ex-vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar for the Peoples Democratic Party's (PDP) ticket.

 

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Iceland manager warns Super Eagles to expect another defeat when they meet on Friday

ICELAND'S manager Heimir Hallgrimsson has warned Nigeria to expect his wards to build on their draw with Argentina and claim all three points when the two teams meet this Friday on June 22.

 

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Coach Rohr attributes Nigeria's 0-2 loss to Croatia to too many mistakes by his boys

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has attributed Nigeria's 0-2 loss to Croatia in the opening World Cup match yesterday in Kaliningrad to too many mistakes committed by his wards.

 

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Zamfara State's Governor Yari drops the title chief security officer frustrated with his powerlessness

ZAMFARA State governor Abdul’aziz Yari of Zamfara said he had dropped his description as the state's chief security officer as he has no control over the security machinery and is powerless to end the ongoing killings taking place under his watch.

 

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Buhari says he cannot guarantee that Fayemi will win in Ekiti because Nigerian politics is unpredictable

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that he is not certain that his candidate for the Ekiti State governorship elections Dr Kayode Fayemi will win the polls on July 14 because Nigerian elections are unpredictable.

 

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Three persons left dead in Aba after soldiers and policemen open fire on each other

THREE persons have been confirmed dead in the industrial city of Aba following a bloody clash between the men of the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) that led to the loss of life of two mobile policemen and one soldier.

 

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